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Business Management

Women in STEM: Challenges Remain

Women in STEM: Challenges Remain

The story of women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields is one of solid accomplishments amid an array of serious challenges.

Top 5 No Cost Lab Design Strategies

Top 5 No Cost Lab Design Strategies

Cost-conscious owners want facilities to meet their visions and business objectives while also including flexibility, efficiency, safety, and robust utility/engineering systems.

Research-Specific Labs

Centipede Venom: A Medicinal Resource

Centipede Venom: A Medicinal Resource

With centipede venom research, the key obstacle is the availability of venoms for research purposes

Leadership and Staffing

Leading Your Staff Through Change

Leading Your Staff Through Change

Change is inevitable for laboratories in order to stay abreast of the latest technology and adapt to new customer needs

Laboratory Technology

A Scripting Approach to Automation

A Scripting Approach to Automation

Laboratory automation enhances productivity and safety, while minimizing costs and errors.

December 2016 Technology News

December 2016 Technology News

The latest equipment, instruments, and system introductions to the laboratory market.

Like a FitBit for the Lab

Like a FitBit for the Lab

New monitoring system saves labs time and money

Lab Health and Safety

The Best Accident Response Plan for Your Lab

The Best Accident Response Plan for Your Lab

Forethought and preplanning, i.e., developing a response plan, can help immensely when crisis hits

INSIGHTS

Quantifying Clinically Relevant Molecules

Quantifying Clinically Relevant Molecules

While HPLC and mass spec make inroads into nontraditional markets, interest remains in molecular techniques that address the unique needs of  clinicians and drug developers.

Improving Food Safety Testing Methods

Improving Food Safety Testing Methods

Agencies and consumers demand more vigilance...and that takes new technology

Ask the Expert

Dr. Jonathan Karty on the Latest Trends in Mass Spec

Dr. Jonathan Karty on the Latest Trends in Mass Spec

Dr. Jonathan Karty has been manager of the Mass Spectrometry Facility at Indiana University (IU) since June 2004, having worked at the facility since graduating from IU.

Drs. Swerdlow and Simpson on Trends in Lab Automation

Drs. Swerdlow and Simpson on Trends in Lab Automation

While there are many advantages to automating certain workflows in the lab, a lot of thought must be put into when and where automation can be best used

Product Focus

Multimeters That Go Beyond pH

Multimeters That Go Beyond pH

When scientists must measure more than one parameter, a multimeter might be the right tool.

The Latest in Pipette Tip Design

The Latest in Pipette Tip Design

"That tip you discard after each pipetting step, costing just a few cents, embodies technical sophistication that’s critical for pipetting accuracy." - Brian Perry, PhD.

Vacuum Pumps to Replace Your Water Aspirator

Vacuum Pumps to Replace Your Water Aspirator

Why it's time to replace your water aspirator with a vacuum pump

Point-of-Use Water Purification Systems

Point-of-Use Water Purification Systems

Filtering water where it gets used works best in many situations

Surveys

2016 Chromatography Columns Survey Results

2016 Chromatography Columns Survey Results

Find out which separation modes are most popular, and more in the results of our 2016 survey

2016 Homogenizers Survey Results

2016 Homogenizers Survey Results

Find out our readers' most common homogenizer applications, and more, in the results of our 2016 survey

2016 Fume Hoods User Survey Results

2016 Fume Hoods User Survey Results

Learn the fume hood types used by survey respondents, and much more in the results of our latest survey

2016 LIMS User Survey Results

2016 LIMS User Survey Results

Get questions you may want to ask when buying a LIMS, and much more

How it Works

How a Clean Room Station Works

How a Clean Room Station Works

A clean room station makes it possible to store samples in clean room conditions and create the optimum conditions for highly sensitive measurements in the field of elemental analysis